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Can selection fields save floats to the DB or just integers and strings?

on 3/5/14, 1:58 PM 2,083 views

Hello, I am creating a module with a selection field. I would like a float number to be saved to the DB when a user selects a choice from the selection drop down, but when I make a selection then I get an error like this:

DataError: invalid input syntax for integer: "0.25"

So my question is, can floating numbers be used as values for a selection field, or can you use only integers or strings? Thank you




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Bikaner, India

OpenERP Developer at SunARC Technology

On 3/6/14, 2:29 AM

Yes Selection Field value save characters or Integer in Database.

Format of the selection parameter: tuple of tuples of strings of the form: (('key_or_value', 'string_to_display'), ... )

The below code shows display float value as string in Front view and Back-end store key value.

 'type': fields.selection([('CodeA', '0.25'), ('CodeB', '0.50')], 'Type'),

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